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LITTLE RIVER DOMAIN BOARD.

A meeting of this Board wag held on Tuesday last. Present—Messsrs W. H. Montgomery (chairman), S. Harris, J. P. Buchanan and J. John son-

Letters were read —

From Messrs Haliberton offering to make a 1 inch asphalt court for £36 10s, carting from the station to be an extra, but that they could not do the work till after the winter.

From Messrs Smart & Son offering to make a court 2in for £56 3s 4d or lin thick at £40 Bs, carting from the station an extra.

Mr Breitmeyer, representing the Star Tennis Club, waited on the Board, and it was explained v him that the Board had done its best to have the court made as soon as pos sible.

The chairman proposed that the offer of Mr Smart to make a court an inch thick at £40 Bs, carting extra, be accepted provided the work was carried out not later than 30th September, 1914.

Seconded by Mr Johnson and carried.

It was decided to ask Messrs Smart to bring some little extra asphalt to repair the present three courts on the Awa iti Domain.

Correspondence wns received from Messrs Meares, & Williams re th l'Hiisfer of 4 ucrea'l riod 13 percbe?. and the chairman proposed tbat the tjrown be uek'-d to place it to th'Lit'le Rivar Domain Board. Tbe chairman at the same time pointed out that the 13 perches be long to the. unascertained natives prior to tbe transfer,, and tbe judge of the Native Land Court had transferred tht--18 perches, subject to any claims for compensation by the former owners The chairmara stated tbat the Boarc would be always willing to pay a fair compensation when native owners are ascertained.

The members present agreed tc cbis.

The conditions of lease of Reserve 1649 were read and approved. The chairman and Mr Harris, a? ground committee, reported that they hA(\ purebased between £5 and £6 worth of treee and shrubs for Awa ifci Domain, and which were now being planted; that they were arranging for a email horse enclosure close to the tannis courts which would cost about £5 ; that the plantation in Moric< Domain required thinning out, and wouid be attended to; that etept would be taken to place stronger Fasteners on all the gates ; docks been cleared fom the tennis court, and an extra truck of tan would be re quired for the tennis courts, Mrs Harris presented two seats to tbe Domain, and it was resolved that the thanks of the Board be tendered to her.

Accounts amounting to £10 63 4d were passed for payment, and tbe Board adjourned.

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LITTLE RIVER DOMAIN BOARD., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4409, 3 July 1914

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LITTLE RIVER DOMAIN BOARD. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4409, 3 July 1914

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